Summary: Rounding out Sony's "W" series of ultra-compact and durable models for 2008 is the 8.1-megapixel DSC-W130 and 7.2-megapixel units. Both feature a 4x optical zoom, 2.5 inch LCD screen, Face Detection AF, Super SteadyShot Image Stabilization, etc.
Excerpt: The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W130 is a compact, 8.1 Megapixel camera.
It features a 4X optical zoom lens, optical image stabilization, 2.5" LCD
display, face and smile detection, a VGA movie mode, and more.
Pros: Very good photo quality; ISO 800 still usable, 4X optical zoom lens with nice 32 - 128 mm zoom range, Optical image stabilization, Compact metal body comes in your choice of silver, black, or pink, Good outdoor and low light visibility on the 2.5" LCD display, Optical viewfinder (though it's tiny...
Cons: Noise reduction smudges fine details, even at ISO 100 (though it's not too bad), Redeye a big problem (but at least you can fix it), Low resolution LCD, Weak flash, Clunky user interface (I'm talking to you, Home menu), No manual controls, 10 minute movie clip limit, Flimsy plastic door over memo...
Summary: : The Sony Cybershot W130 is very "point and shoot" friendly - the camera produces great results in almost every situation - and provides features designed specifically for taking photos of friends and family with face detection and smile shutter technology.
Pros: Very good image quality - excellent colour, 4x optical zoom lens with optical image stabilisation, Excellent 2.5" screen - works well in bright sunlight, Compact metal body, Very good macro mode, Good value for money, Quick performance - 2fps continuous shooting, Focus assist lamp, Face detection...
Cons: Average battery life, Uses expensive Sony Pro Duo Memory cards (when will all manufacturers use SD?), Lacks manual / custom white balance, Slightly soft images
Excerpt: Stylish and User-friendly: The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W130 The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W130 boasts a host of powerful and intelligent Sony technology to produce outstanding quality images, so you can relax and shoot photos wherever and whenever it takes your fancy.